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exquisite english mother of pearl inlaid amboyna backgammon board c1890

Exquisite English Mother of Pearl Inlaid Amboyna Backgammon Board c.1890


£2,995 | $3,988 USD | €3,394 EUR
Item Number: SA582345
Date of manufacture: 1890
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Puckerings (on Sellingantiques since 30 July 2009)


A fabulous and scarce Backgammon board made from highly prized Amboyna wood, the most precious and expensive timber in the world, sought for it's tight curly grain and rich cognac colour.
Of course it is the intricate and highly decorative Mother of Pearl and Abalone shell inlay that creates this very special and highly collectable box.
The hinged box comes complete with a working key and Mother of Pearl playing chips and two dice.
Dating to c.1890, it remains in excellent condition and measures 17 1/2" x 9" x 2 7/8" while closed.
Item ID: 40677
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1890.


Height = 7.3 cm (3")
Width = 44.4 cm (18")
Depth = 22.9 cm (9")

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